Right-Sizing the Courts: A Defeat for Transparency

• Bureau of Governmental Research

Overview

This release discusses the Louisiana Supreme Court’s refusal to hear BGR’s lawsuit seeking public access to the records and meetings of a committee charged with re-assessing the number of judges needed at each of the state’s courts. The release follows up on BGR’s 2013 report, Benchmarking the Bench, which reviewed civil, criminal and other courts in New Orleans.

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